KJZZ News

A lack of funding has led to an exodus of experienced deputies at the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, which patrols one of the biggest areas in the United States.
Jul. 3, 2017
Headache
Between the heat, dehydration, air quality and July 4th fireworks, many Arizonans shrug off headaches as just another symptom of summer. But we need to start taking headaches seriously.
Jul. 2, 2017
Aquila drone
Facebook just announced the successful test flight of its solar-powered drone in the Arizona desert. This successful test at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground military facility comes almost one year after the first test flight crashed, and failed.
Jul. 1, 2017
People at Sky Harbor
Some visitors to Sky Harbor Airport will be asked to share their travel plans- not with the TSA, but with strangers. It’s part of the Aviation Department’s plan to better understand its customers.
Jul. 1, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 elections has asked states for a list of voter data, if state law allows it to be public. In Arizona, that’s a lot of information.
Jul. 1, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is targeting people who pay to have children smuggled into the country and that includes parents. ICE spokeswoman Gillian Christensen said the new enforcement effort battles a humanitarian threat since it targets smuggling organizations.
Jun. 30, 2017
sky harbor airport sign
If you’ve flown in or out of Phoenix recently, you might have noticed that Sky Harbor International Airport is changing. Not only are there a slew of new restaurants and stores there, but the city spent almost $600 million to modernize Terminal 3.
Jun. 30, 2017
National Domestic Workers Alliance logo
A recent collaboration by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the National Domestic Workers Alliance has resulted in a report that attempts to provide a more complete picture of black women in the U.S. The report is called “The Status of Black Women in the United States.”
Jun. 30, 2017
Camping
Campgrounds and RV parks in northern Arizona are busier than ever right now — and not just because of the scorching weather we’ve recently had in the Valley.
Jun. 30, 2017
National Geographic logo
It was 80 years ago that aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. A number of efforts to confirm what actually happened to Earhart have taken place over the decades. The newest expedition is being supported by the National Geographic Society and has brought forensic dogs into the mix.
Jun. 30, 2017
Arizona Board of Regents logo
On Thursday, the Arizona Board of Regents decided to maintain its similar policy of offering in-state tuition to DACA students — at least until the state Supreme Court issues a ruling. To learn more, we talked with the President of the Board of Regents Eileen Klein.
Jun. 30, 2017
District 8 Program Home
New data show home affordability at its lowest level since 2008. The latest analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions shows median home prices are rising faster than wages.
Jun. 30, 2017
Public Information Officer Gerry Perry
More than 1,000 firefighters are still working to keep the Goodwin Fire from reaching dozens of homes south of Prescott. The 25,000-acre blaze is now 43 percent contained.
Jun. 30, 2017
Friday Newscap
David Leibowitz, Donna Gratehouse and Hank Stephenson revist the news this week with KJZZ's Friday Newscap.
Jun. 30, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
Aaron Juan Saucedo has been indicted on eight counts of first degree murder, and host of other felonies, in connection with the 'Serial Street Shooter' case.
Jun. 30, 2017
the takeaway logo
Republicans have fought to get rid of the Affordable Care Act for years. With complete control over the executive and legislative branches, they promised a speedy repeal and replacement.
Jun. 30, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The motion came after a week of witness testimony in the criminal contempt trial against the former Sheriff.
Jun. 30, 2017
Endangered Species Act logo
It’s been 43 years since the Endangered Species Act was passed, and folks on both sides of the issue say changes are warranted. But what changes? And how? Joining us to discuss the ESA’s possible changes is Patrick Parenteau, a professor and endangered species expert at Vermont Law School.
Jun. 30, 2017
Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew
Bells will ring 19 times in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Yarnell at 4:42 on June 30 to remember the 19 men who lost their lives four years ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Jun. 30, 2017
Goodwin Fire
Residents of Mayer, the Arizona town affected by a massive wildfire have been allowed to return home. Firefighters said better weather conditions are helping them contain the Goodwin Fire.
Jun. 30, 2017

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